HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — According to data from STR, hotel occupancy in Canada dropped during the week of May 29 to June 4.
In year-over-year comparisons, the country’s occupancy decreased 2.5 per cent to 71.7 per cent. Average daily rate (ADR) for the week was also down, dropping 3.3 per cent to $147.80, while revenue per available room (RevPAR) fell 5.8 per cent to $105.97.
Nova Scotia reported the largest increases in each of the three key performance metrics. Occupancy was up 6.4 per cent to 73.3 per cent; ADR grew 4.1 per cent to $140.56; and RevPAR increased 10.8 per cent to $103.08.
New Brunswick experienced the only double-digit drop in occupancy, down 10.5 per cent to 60.2 per cent. Quebec reported the only double-digit decrease in ADR, falling 17.8 per cent to $158.69, as well as the largest decrease in RevPAR (down 22.5 per cent to $119.28).
Two additional provinces saw a double-digit drop in RevPAR: New Brunswick (falling 13.2 per cent to $71.36) and Alberta (down 11.9 per cent to $92.09).